[Beowulf] Oracle buys Sun

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Tue Apr 21 20:23:15 EDT 2009


Chris Samuel wrote:
> ----- "Geoff Jacobs" <gdjacobs at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> You forgot RDB for OpenVMS, where they will happily
>> charge for every processor cycle.
> 
> I admin'd my last VMS box back in the mid 90's, I
> intend to try and keep it that way.. ;-)

A friend from graduate school a little ways back told me that he kept 
his data on vax-tape, because you could always spin a vax-tape...

This was VMS.  Not openVMS.  Vax 8650 or something like that.

I seem to remember the scripting language was quite fortran-esq.

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